culture & reviews

Exposing the greedy bastards who prey on poor people

October 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown the sharp inequities in the U.S. into sharp relief. But they have always been there, and this book explains the role of business and government collusion.

Food for the mind!

August 2020

Unfortunately, we are still mid-pandemic. Fortunately, there’s lots of good stuff to watch, listen to, and read. Here’s an internationalist selection.

Mrs. America — how the ERA was lost

August 2020

A riveting miniseries streaming on Hulu that tells the history of the 1970s battle for women’s equal rights, with important lessons for finishing the fight.